Meet our Architects and Designers

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to the architects and designers who created the unique house plans in our ever-growing portfolio of beautiful homes. We are honored to represent them and their award-winning designs.


Click any name below to see that architect's or designer's homes.


Neill Aarons – Architect

Neill Aarons, a native Floridian, began his career in the architecture and construction industry in 1981. He began by working for a prominent custom homebuilder, involving himself in all facets of home construction. It was through this experience he first realized his passion for the industry, and his desire to learn more. After receiving his Architectural degree, Mr. Aarons worked for some of South Florida's most prestigious architectural firms, during which time he assisted in the design and construction of numerous residential and commercial projects.
Mr. Aarons then went on to establish his own architectural firm, as well as his own construction and development company. His success in both architecture and construction can be attributed to the intimate .... More


David Arkin and Anni Tilt – Architects

David and Anni, AIA members, are the husband and wife founders and primary architects of the award winning firm, Arkin Tilt Architects. Arkin Tilt specializes in energy and resource efficient design and their projects embody a marriage of thoughtful design and ecology, creating spaces that are both comfortable and lyrical. Their work pays particular attention to the integration of the natural and built environments. Among the initial founders of the California Straw Building Association (CASBA), they have extensive experience with straw-bale construction as well as rammed earth, renewable energy systems, greywater, and non-toxic and recycled materials.
Arkin Tilt projects include residential, commercial, park buildings, and ecological resort planning and design. .... More


Bill Allister & Wayne Rainey – Architects

Mr. Allister is the founding partner of Allister Rainey Architects. He founded the Habitat for Humanity low–cost housing program in Zambia, Africa and has practiced architecture in Oslo, Norway. He has considerable experience working in all phases of urban planning and architectural design for commercial, industrial, warehouse, religious, medical, and both multi–family and single–family residential projects. Allister Rainey Architects has been instrumental in providing architecture for some of the leading New Urbanist developments, including I'On, Newpoint, Habersham, WaterSound, WaterColor and East Beach. He was the Town Architect for Newpoint, Chair of the City of Beaufort Historic Review Board and the Low Country Habitat for Humanity. He is an active .... More


John Barya – Residential Designer

John Barya co-founded Barya Design in North Carolina in 2003. He has designed many of the Charlotte area's most memorable show homes over the course of the past 18 years, including the 2005 March of Dimes house, Kingswood Homes' 2005 HomeArama home at the Palisades, a dramatic Stonecroft house that was on the Tour of Kitchens, and four Best of the Lake winning homes.
Barya Design's homes can be seen in many of Charlotte's most exclusive communities, including The Point, Stonecroft, The Club at Longview, HighGate, The Palisades, The Farms, Northview Harbor, Sailview, and The .... More


Georgia Bizios – Architect

Georgia Bizios has practiced architecture since 1976 as a consultant to architectural firms and individual clients in Minnesota, Louisiana, and North Carolina. Her professional experience includes residential, commercial, and planning projects. She founded Bizios Architect in 1990 with a focus on residential architecture. Under her leadership, the firm has completed a significant number of built projects, including custom homes, additions, and renovations.
Her academic career began at Tulane University in 1974, where she taught architecture for twelve years. She has been a member of the architecture faculty at North Carolina State University since 1986. Her teaching and research interests include architectural design, site and sustainability issues, user .... More


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